Located in the heart of Boston, Simmons University embodies the benefits of a small university in the nation's best ?college town.? Simmons has a cherished history of visionary thinking and social responsibility and a mission that has remained constant for over a century: to provide transformative learning that links passion with lifelong purpose.Today, Simmons serves nearly 2,000 students in a women-centered undergraduate program and nearly 5,000 students in coeducational graduate programs. Simmons recently embarked on an academic redesign to create four interdisciplinary colleges. Given the richness and complexity of its offerings, Simmons obtained formal approval and became Simmons University effective September 1, 2018.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for an Admissions Assistant to join the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations, the Admission Assistant will serve as the first point of contact for prospective students and families interested in learning more about Simmons University. From managing front-desk support to assisting in the day-to-day functions of the office, the Admissions Assistant will play a critical role in creating a welcoming, inclusive and informative environment for all guests visiting the University.The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is a student-focused, innovative, and collaborative department with the mission of growing the Simmons student community. From recruiting, admitting and supporting students, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions plays a key role in the College's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and academic excellence.Responsibilities:Greet guests and visitors, assisting them with their questions and directing them to the appropriate resource for additional support;Have a clear understanding of the daily visit schedule in order to prepare for an excellent visit experience;Respond timely to inquiries, over the phone and via email;Enter data into the office CRM, download materials from multiple sources, and uploading/capturing the documents/data into the CRM;Coordinate and track the transfer credit evaluation (TCE) process including maintaining admissions records for received college transcripts;Coordinate and process Non-Degree applications and counsel students interested in taking non-degree courses;Coordinate TCE and Non-Degree processes in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar;Support the Operations and Counseling team with various audits, tasks, research projects and other responsibilities as assigned.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree;1-2 years? of professional experience in a busy office;Previous experience with CRM management;Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;Effective multi-tasking, prioritization and time management skills;Ability to take initiative in order to resolve problems.Required Application Materials: ResumeCover LetterSalary GradeH04Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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